Walk through the layers of elicitation and analysis, and learn about how to progressively elaborate by using the concepts of detailed layers to ensure that the customer’s needs are met.
- Elicitation and analysis is like…peeling back the layers of an onion.…Hopefully no one ends up crying in the process.…One term I like to use to describe this onion peeling…is progressive elaboration.…It's all about guiding our stakeholders…through each layer of detail piece by piece.…This is especially hard when various stakeholders…and team members are talking details…and it's the center of the onion,…when the outer layers of the onion, the bigger picture,…are not yet understood.…
So let's look at some ways to think about…the layers of elicitation and analysis.…First the outer layer.…This layer is about the problem or opportunity.…What problem will the project, product,…enhancement, or defect solve?…What opportunity will it help us take advantage of?…In this layer we help our stakeholders understand…why the solution is important.…It's about creating a shared understanding…of the team's purpose so that everyone…has the same mindset and direction…when peeling into the details.…
The second layer is about the user of the product,…
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- What's elicitation and analysis?
- The relationship of elicitation to analysis
- Elicitation techniques
- Using interviews, brainstorming, and experiments to elicit requirements
- Analysis techniques
- Working with process models, context diagrams, and decision tables
- Adding to a process, product, or system